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By Paul Andrews

This e-book is a brief learn on Christmas evidence you did no longer recognize! What are the names of Santa's Reindeers? are you aware who made the 1st Christmas playing cards? discover those evidence and extra during this speedy learn truth ebook!

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The commonly used abbreviation for Christmas, to Xmas, is derived from the Greek alphabet. X is the letter Chi, which of course is the first letter of Christ’s name in the Greek alphabet. In the year 1856, United States President Franklin Pierce, decorates the first White House Christmas tree. In the year 1836, Alabama was the first state in the USA to declare Christmas a legal holiday. In the year 1843, the first known Christmas card was printed in England for Sir Henry Cole. He did it to save time when sending out his Christmas letters.

The carol ‘Joy to the world’ is about Jesus’ return to the earth, not his birth. Jingle Bells was the first carol to be sung in space by a human. 6bn going on food and drink alone. Father Christmas’s reindeer are called – Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blizten, and Rudolph. There have only been seven white (as in it snowed) Christmas days in England. The Christmas Turkey as we know it, was imported into France by the Jesuits. An old wives tale, which is not true of course, states that bread baked on Christmas eve will never go mouldy!

It is said that the Puritans in America tried to make Thanksgiving Day the most important annual festival instead of Christmas. They did not succeed of course. Oliver Cromwell, in England banned Christmas Carols from being sung between 1649 and 1660. Fortunately this is not the case now. The commonly used abbreviation for Christmas, to Xmas, is derived from the Greek alphabet. X is the letter Chi, which of course is the first letter of Christ’s name in the Greek alphabet. In the year 1856, United States President Franklin Pierce, decorates the first White House Christmas tree.

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